Vic Hobson, “Re-contextualising Ragtime Harmony,” An International Symposium: Re-contextualising Ragtime, Connections, Influences, Perspectives, University of Huddersfield, May 6-7, 2017
Vic Hobson, “How Did the Original Dixieland Jazz Band Learn to Play Jazz?” The Jazz Education Network Conference, New Orleans, January 4-7, 2017.
Vic Hobson, “Avoiding the Changes: Countermelodies in the Basslines of George ‘Pops’ Foster,” Bass 2016 Prague, September 20-25, 2016.
Vic Hobson, “A Comparative Analysis of Blue Notes and Barbershop Harmony,” Perspectives on Musical Improvisation II, University of Oxford UK, September 9-12, 2014.
Vic Hobson, “Louis Armstrong: ‘I Figure Singing and Playing is the Same,” Jazz Education Network Conference, Dallas, TX, January 8-11, 2014.
Vic Hobson, “Scott Joplin’s Treemonisha: Barbershop and Ragtime,” Southern American Studies Association, Charleston, SC, January 31-February 2, 2013.
Vic Hobson, “Re-engaging Blues Narratives,” (Invited Speaker- Critoph Prize Winner) American Studies Association, Washington, DC, November 5-8, 2009.
Vic Hobson, “A Moment of Change: ‘I Got the Blues’ (1908),” Historic Brass Society Conference, Loyola University, New Orleans, July 24-27, 2008
Vic Hobson, “Re-engaging Blues Narratives,” Southern American Studies Association and the Living Blues Forum, University of Mississippi, Oxford MS, February 16-18, 2007.
Vic Hobson, “The Blues and its Links to Africa,” University of the West of England, Bristol UK, 2006.
Vic Hobson, “The Blues in the Uptown Bands of New Orleans,” International Symposium of the Historic Brass Society and the Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers University NJ, 2005